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Castro to go on bereavement list

CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs expect shortstop Starlin Castro to go on the bereavement list as he tends to a death in his family in the Dominican Republic.

"It's a family tragedy, so we'll just take it one day at a time," Cubs manager Rick Renteria said after the Cubs' 8-3 loss to the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday.

Castro was scratched from the lineup about two hours before the game. It was the first time he hadn't started a game this season.

"That's life," teammate Anthony Rizzo said. "Anything can happen at any moment. You have to be grateful for a lot of things."

Per league rules, Castro will miss three to seven days. This season, Castro is hitting .284 with 13 home runs and 64 RBIs.